120 — Nellie Akalp

Podcast Summary:

Nellie is a Founding CEO rockstar. She scaled MyCorporation.com to a BIG company and then sold it to Intuit in 2005. She was named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer by Small Business Trends in 2012 and 2013. And, she is a contributor to Entrepreneur, Forbes, Mashable and other media outlets and is a regular guest expert on the Fox Small Business Center sharing tips and tricks to start a business. She is entrepreneur royalty! 🙂

But, what really makes Nellie special in this candid interview is her honest conversation about the ups and downs of her personal shift from Founder to CEO. She’s a great example of a Founder who truly understands her strengths and weaknesses as a CEO and who leverages her team and business partner/husband to augment the company’s success. Give a listen and let me know what you think.

Click to Tweet Nellie Akalp, CEO and Founder of @CorpNet, is an #inc5000 leader on a mission to help you tackle #smallbiz legal issues https://fromfoundertoceo.com/?p=2008

 

Name: Nellie Akalp, CEO & Founder

Company: CorpNet

Powerful Promise of Value: CorpNet helps you incorporate a business, form an llc, or start a business of any structure with their corporate filings experts.

Headquartered In: Westlake Village, California

Favorite productivity software: Hootsuite

Recruiting, Hiring, Onboard Advice: “First impression is everything. If your first impression is not ‘YES!’, do not hire that person.” “We do a cultural fit interview.”

CEO Question: “What are we going to today as a team that’s going to be different and better than how we did yesterday?”

Contacts: www.corpnet.com, info@corpnet.com, 1-888-281-7111, @corpnetnelliewww.facebook.com/nellie.akalp

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10 Top Founders Reveal Their Secrets to Scaling Up

Did you know that fewer than 25% of Founding CEOs have led their companies to initial public offerings?

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You’ll also receive our ezine full of podcast updates and tips and tricks from Todd.

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10 Top Founders Reveal Their Secrets to Scaling Up

Did you know that fewer than 25% of Founding CEOs have led their companies to initial public offerings?

Download the PDF today!

You’ll also receive our ezine full of podcast updates and tips and tricks from Todd.